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· Authorities identify man buried under cattle feed at Michigan dairy farm
· Man dies after corn silage pile collapses, burying him
· Man Killed In Farm Accident
Authorities identify man buried under cattle feed at Michigan dairy farm
via Detroit Free Press - Dec. 3, 2018
HARTFORD, Mich. — Authorities have released the name of a 35-year-old man who died after being buried beneath cattle feed on a dairy farm in southwestern Michigan.
A 30-foot-high corn silage stack broke loose Friday on the Red Arrow Dairy farm in the Hartford area.
The Van Buren County sheriff's office says John Garth Cummings of Middleville was a subcontractor for a Grand Rapids company that was at the farm to conduct testing. Another worker found...
Man dies after corn silage pile collapses, burying him
y John Tunison, MLive.com (MI)
Nov 30, 2018
VAN BUREN COUNTY, MI -- A 35-year-old Middleville man died after he was buried in corn silage that broke from a large pile at a Hartford area farm.
The accident happened about 6:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 30 at Red Arrow dairy farm in the 66000 block of CR 362.
Van Buren County sheriff's investigators said the man was at the farm doling testing and worked as a sub-contractor for a Grand Rapids company.
A farm worker found the man unresponsive and buried in corn silage -- finely chopped corn stalks used to feed cattle.
Investigators believe he was...
Man Killed In Farm Accident
November 30, 2018
The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a farm death in Hartford on Friday.
It tells us deputies were sent to Red Arrow Dairy on County Road 362 around 6:30 a.m. when a 35-year-old male worker was found unresponsive.
Emergency life saving procedures were conducted by employees of the dairy and first responders, and the man was taken to Watervliet Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Deputies learned the worker, who was from Middleville, was subcontracted for a company out of Grand Rapids and was on site to conduct testing.
He was found buried in corn silage, which is fermented high moisture food fed to the cattle.
Police believe the victim was near the roughly 30 foot-high corn silage when some of it broke away and fell...